Friday, September 29, 2017

Week of October 2-6, 2017

Week of October 2-6

Here’s a peek at next week!
Responsive Classroom/Positive Discipline: Community building; Zones of Regulation - What might it look like if someone was in the blue, yellow, green, or red zones? How can I help?
Phonics Family Words: bring, thing, think, sent, find, kind, went, bent, lamp, milk
Phonics: Ending Blends
Reading: Daily 5 implementation with emphasis on asking and answering questions (thick and thin) about details in texts - What is the main idea? How can I retell the story? (5 Finger Retell, Fist to Five) What is the author’s purpose? (PIE - Persuade, Inform, Entertain)
Mentor Sentence: “Salma and Lily were best friends at school.” -The Sandwich Swap
L.Arts: Sentence level context clues for meanings of words or phrases; Understand and use conjunctions (FANBOYS - for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)
Writing Workshop: Personal Narratives - Publishing our “small moment” stories like our mentor texts; “Show What You Know” narrative writing post sample
PBL: What is the Ronald McDonald House Charity? How can we show contribution and kindness to the RMH and the patients who stay there?
Math: Numeration - Place Value (patterns in 100 chart); making ten bundles, one more/one less; ten more/ten less; representing numbers using base ten blocks, distinguish numbers as tens and ones, and represent numbers as tallies. We will also continue to explore the importance of organizing data in a chart/graph so it can be easily read by others.

  1. Study Phonics Family Words/Sight Words
  2. READ! - Headsprouts practice on computer
  3. Moby Max practice on computer
First Grade PBL
As a part of our grade level service learning project, we are collecting soda tabs for the Ronald McDonald House all year starting in October. Send tabs in at any time in a plastic bag, and we will do the rest!

Field Trip Dates
Ashley, Brantley, Brandenburg, Jones - October 10th
Skinner, Stanchek, Pierce - October 11th

United Way Fundraiser
Interested in donating to United Way? Here are some opportunities to do so at RBES!
Students and Teachers
Buy a Chick-Fil-A chicken biscuit.  Orders will be taken October 10th – 12th.  Chicken biscuits will be delivered to your child’s room on Friday, the 13th at 8:15. Cost of biscuits - $4.00. Proceeds less the cost of biscuits will be given to United Way. Order forms will be sent home in Daily Folders.
Pay $1.00 to wear a hat to school.  Date – Friday, October 13th
Buy a special RBES item from the School Store to support United Way the week of October 16th.
Water for sale the day of the DA$H - $1.00

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Shoe Tying Practice

If your child hasn’t learned this skill, please practice at home.

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Snack Reminders
  • Please send a healthy snack {low in sugar} every day with your child.
  • Due to limited time, please only send one, easy-to-eat snack
  • Please also send in a small water bottle only to drink - no juice/soda/sugary beverages
  • Please send only CLEAR liquids for your kids to drink!


Upcoming Events
Teacher Workday/End of 1st 9 Weeks (No School for Students) - October 6th
Fall Break - October 9th
TRR Cobb Field Trip - October 10th
Report Cards go Home - October 13th
DA$H - October 20th
Book Character Parade - October 27th at 8:00AM

Have a wonderful weekend!

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